Mr C Bracegirdle
The funeral service of Smallwood’s oldest farmer, Mr Charles Bracegirdle took place on 6th February at St John the Baptist Church, Smallwood.
The Rev Paul Mason conducted the service. Interment followed in the churchyard, with his late parents.
Mr Bracegirdle was born on the family farm, which was to remain his home for 95 years, until his health sadly failed him in the last months of 2018, when he entered Astbury Mere Care Home.
He died peacefully at Macclesfield District General Hospital on 26th January.
Mr Bracegirdle was well known both in the local village, where his wife Doris was a primary school teacher for many years, and in the wider community.
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